Sweden 1644-AG riksdaler Dav-4525

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Heritage sale 3019, lot 25625
Sweden 1644 riksdaler rev Heritage 3019-25625.jpg

This specimen was lot 25625 in Heritage sale 3019 (Chicago, April 2012), where it sold for $1,955. The catalog description[1] noted, "Queen Christina Riksdaler 1644-AG, XF45 NGC, nicely toned with bold design features, light handling in the obverse fields. A classic crown in the Swedish series." This type was struck 1641-53 with numerous varieties; some have Roman numeral dates (as here) and later issues have Arabic numeral dates. This is a common date for the type.

Recorded mintage: unknown but a common date.

Specification: 28.77 g, .878 fine silver, .812 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 187, Dav-4525.

Source:

  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Cristiano Bierrenbach, World and Ancient Coins sale 3019, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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